U.S. Special Envoy Congratulates Iran On World Cup Qualifying Victory

In a rare message, the U.S. special envoy on Iran has congratulated the Islamic Republic’s national soccer team on making it to this year’s World Cup in Qatar. “Congrats to #teammelli on qualifying for the #WorldCup2022. It’s good to see women were allowed to attend the match,” Robert Malley wrote on Twitter, using the Iranian… Continue reading U.S. Special Envoy Congratulates Iran On World Cup Qualifying Victory

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Ukraine crisis: Entrenched narratives and a dearth of nuance | Ukraine-Russia crisis

From: The Listening Post Amidst the heated rhetoric around the Ukrainian crisis, there is a risk that nuance is being lost. Plus, speaking with one of the writers of ‘Don’t Look Up’. The showdown between Russia and Ukraine – part military threat, part information warfare. Contributors:Adam Tooze – Professor of History, Columbia UniversityVitalii Rybak –… Continue reading Ukraine crisis: Entrenched narratives and a dearth of nuance | Ukraine-Russia crisis

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Iran, Nicaragua FMs hold talks on expansion of bilateral ties

Tehran (ISNA) – Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian held a phone conversation on Friday evening with his Nicaraguan counterpart, Denis Moncada, about the deepening of bilateral relations and cooperation. During the talks, the Iranian foreign minister offered congratulations on the victory of Mr. Daniel Ortega and the Sandanista Front in Nicaragua’s recent presidential election, stressing… Continue reading Iran, Nicaragua FMs hold talks on expansion of bilateral ties

Iran’s Regime and ‘The Worst and Most Terrifying Issue About Its Agreement With China’

On January 13, the Iranian regime’s foreign minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian traveled to China to discuss bilateral relations and the implementation of the 25-year agreement between the two states.   The state-run news agency Fars quoted the regime’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh on January 17 as saying: “We hope that the agreements that have begun… Continue reading Iran’s Regime and ‘The Worst and Most Terrifying Issue About Its Agreement With China’

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Iran’s benchmark stock index plummets 50,000 points throughout last week

Iran’s benchmark stock index plummets 50,000 points throughout last week Jan 29, 2022 (MENAFN via COMTEX) — (MENAFN) TEDPIX, Iran’s major stock index of Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE), dropped 50,000 points (four percent) to reach 1.229 million during the previous Iranian calendar week (ended on Friday). Throughout last week, the largely followed indices were of… Continue reading Iran’s benchmark stock index plummets 50,000 points throughout last week

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Lebanon will not ‘hand over’ Hezbollah weapons: Foreign minister | News

Abdallah Bou says Lebanon will guarantee the country will not be used as a ‘launch pad’ to violate the interests of Arab countries. Lebanon will not “hand over” Hezbollah’s weapons, the country’s foreign minister said ahead of a meeting with his Gulf Arab counterparts to mend ties. Saudi Arabia and its allies suspended diplomatic ties… Continue reading Lebanon will not ‘hand over’ Hezbollah weapons: Foreign minister | News

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Iran condemns Baghdad rocket attack

Tehran (ISNA) – Iran has condemned the recent rocket attack on the Baghdad airport, dismissing the raid as a move aimed at disrupting stability in the country. “Such suspicious moves would result in insecurity and chaos in Iraq and pave the way for ill-wishers and seditionists and affect the government’s efforts to offer services to… Continue reading Iran condemns Baghdad rocket attack

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Destruction of Palestinian homes in East Jerusalem goes to ICC | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Beit Hanina, Occupied East Jerusalem – Nine people were injured and journalists were attacked by Israeli security forces this week as the Jerusalem Municipality demolished a two-story building and home of the Karameh family in the East Jerusalem suburb of Abu Tor on the pretext of being constructed without a building permit. The family of… Continue reading Destruction of Palestinian homes in East Jerusalem goes to ICC | Israel-Palestine conflict News

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Trade between Iran, Russia likely to break record

TEHRAN- The trade turnover between Russia and Iran is likely to reach record-breaking $4 billion as of 2021 year-end, Russian Trade Representative in Iran Rustam Zhiganshin told TASS on Friday. “The turnover surged by 89.4 percent during the first eleven months against the like period of the last year and stood at $3.76 billion. Grounds… Continue reading Trade between Iran, Russia likely to break record